Beatrice VANCE YOURD, wife of James Dickson YOURD, died suddenly January
31, 1952, in her home, Station street, McDonald.
Mrs. YOURD, a daughter of the late Jerome and Ella MCELHERRON VANCE, was
born September 6, 1885, at Burgettstown. She was a resident of McDonald for
the last 21 years, and formerly resided for 12 years at Imperial. She was a
member of the First Presbyterian church of McDonald.
Surviving besides her husband, are two sons, QMQ1 Dickson Vance YOURD, in
the U. S. Navy and stations aboard the USS Hale, and William YOURD of
Weirton, W. Va.; one daughter, Jean, wife of Williams BURNS, of McDonald;
two sisters, Mrs. C. W. MCHENNEY, of Kittanning, and Miss Daise Foster VANCE
of St. Petersburg, Fla., and two grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon in the Rogers funeral home, in
charge of the Rev. Donald L. AIREY. Burial was in the Oakdale cemetery.
(Source: Feb. 7, 1952 Obits. McDonald PA Record-Outlook)
(Contributor: Victoria Hospodar Valentine, email@example.com)
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